Playboy, 007's old ally, may be subject of takeover fight [HMSS Weblog]

July 16th, 2010 by

An interesting story appeared earlier in the week on The HMSS Weblog regarding Playboy Enterprises Inc. The article notes: “Playboy magazine and its parent company, Playboy Enterprises Inc., may be the target of a takeover fight. Why should James Bond fans care? Well, the magazine does have a half-century relationship with a certain gentleman agent.” […]

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MGM prolongs drama [Variety]

July 3rd, 2010 by

Variety reports that MGM is likely to ask its debtholders for another repayment extension next week when the current extension expires. Its fifth extension was granted on May 13th and runs through until July 14th. The article goes on to note: “During recent weeks, MGM’s believed to have met informally with top execs from Lionsgate, […]

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